Children with heart conditions are more likely to have poor oral health and teeth in fair or poor condition than those without heart conditions
For adults who have had a stroke staying on top of dental care may prevent a second stroke, according to research co-authored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and presented at the American Heart Association International Stroke Conference.
Nocturnal teeth grinding and clenching of the upper and lower jaw are known as sleep bruxism and can have a number of consequences for health.
Most of us brush our teeth on autopilot. So let's stop and ask: are you doing it properly? For a full two minutes? Do you use the correct type of brush and toothpaste?